Mashups using the same API (2)
Standardization, or lack thereof, around identity, authentication and authorization for open web APIs is one of the greatest challenges to mashup application developers today. So it's quite notable that Google not only just quietly added OAuth support to their Google Contacts API but also stated that "This is our first step towards OAuth enabling all Google Data APIs."
While Oauth workflows are very common, they aren't always clear when first encountering them. This tutorial shows an OAuth flow using the ZenDesk API and a third party app.
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